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Institution Name:       National Institute of Development Administration

School:                          Graduate School of Development Economics

 

1. Name of Program

Name in Thai:

ѡٵûѪҴɮպѳԵ ҢԪɰʵ (ѡٵùҹҪҵ)

Name in English:

Doctor of Philosophy Program in Economics (International Program)

 

 

 

2.  Name of Degree

Full Name:

ѪҴɮպѳԵ (ɰʵ)

 

Doctor of Philosophy (Economics)

Abbreviated Name:

.. (ɰʵ) 

 

Ph.D. (Econ.)  

                           

                                                            

3.  Vision of NIDA

A leading national institution in creating leaders and knowledge for change at international level.

 

4.  Vision of Graduate School of Development Economics

To contribute to sustainable development process by producing graduates and knowledge in economics with international standards.

 

5.  Philosophy of  the Program

Doctor of Philosophy Program in Economics aims to produce graduates with the advanced theoretical knowledge and analytical skills to help expanding the economic research frontier as well as making decisions on complex economic policies. Such contributions are the keys to a sustained economic development in Thailand.

 

6.  Course objective

To produce graduates with abilities  to conduct research in economics with academic excellence, to apply economic theories in decision-making, implementing economic policies, planning and management, as well as to create human resources with knowledge to contribute to the country's development.

 

7. Number of credits in the curriculum

Plan C (1(1.1))

Focuses on research, no requirement for courses, a total of 48 credits

Plan A (2 (2.1))

Research and course requirements, a total of 66 credits

Plan B (2 (2.2))

Research and course requirements, a total of 90 credits

 

 

8. Regulation and Grading Criteria

All courses in the program will be evaluated in accordance with the rules and regulations stipulated by the National Institute of Development Administration.

Evaluation of all the courses stated in the curriculum will be graded into various levels. The mean per credit will be shown using the following system:

 

A

=

4.0

equivalent to

Excellent

A-

=

3.7

equivalent to

Very good

B+

=

3.3

equivalent to

Good

B

=

3.0

equivalent to

Fairly good

B-

=

2.7

equivalent to

Almost good

C+

=

2.3

equivalent to

Fair

C

=

2.0

equivalent to

Almost Fair

C-

=

1.7

equivalent to

Poor

D

=

1.0

equivalent to

Very poor

F

=

0.0

equivalent to

Failure

W

 

 

equivalent to

Withdrawal

I 

 

 

equivalent to

Incomplete

S

 

 

equivalent to

Satisfactory

U

 

 

equivalent to

Unsatisfactory

AU

 

 

equivalent to

Audit

P

 

 

equivalent to

Pass

IP

 

 

equivalent to

In Progress

T

 

 

equivalent to

Terminated

TR 

 

 

equivalent to

Transfer, work with which there is no comparable grade

        

                                                          

9.  Criteria for Graduation

Students Eligible for Graduation From the Program Must Have the Following Qualifications:

9.1  Students complete credits and courses as prescribed in the curriculum

9.2  A cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 throughout the course

9.3 Pass the qualification examination within two years after the registration as a student for Plan C (1 (1.1)), Plan A (2 (2.1)) and Plan B (2 (2.2)). Students who studied in each plan will be entitled for the qualification examination up to two times. In a case where it is deemed necessary and appropriate, the President, with the advice of the Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs may grant extension and number of times a student may take the Exams

9.4  Pass the dissertation proposal

9.5 Pass the dissertation final examination and must be an open system that interested parties may access

9.6 For Plan C (1 (1.1)), the dissertation or part of the dissertation must be published, or at least in the process of getting acceptance to be published in a journal or an academic publication that is peer reviewed prior to publication and is recognized in that field of study. At least 2 topics of dissertation need to be published in journals or academic publications under acceptable standards of the National Institute of Development Administration

9.7 For Plan A  (2 (2.1)) and Plan B (2 (2.2)), the dissertation or part of the dissertation must be published, or at least in the process of getting acceptance to be published in a journal or an academic publication that is peer reviewed prior to publication and is recognized in that field of study. The dissertation must be published in journals or academic publications under acceptable standards of the National Institute of Development Administration

* Otherwise is accordance with the Directives of the National Institute of Development Administration on Education B.E. 2557 (2014), the revision of the Directives of the National Institute of Development Administration on Education, and the Ministry of Education Graduate Program Standard Criteria B.E. 2558 (2015).

 

Doctoral Program in Economics,

School of Development Economics,

National Institute of Development Administration,

118 Seri-Thai Road, Klong-Chan, Bangkapi, Bangkok 10240,Thailand.

Tel: +66 2727 3640, 2727 3176 Fax: +66 2375 8842

For Admission Information: phdecon@nida.ac.th